Sunday, October 14, 2012

Our Aesthetic Categories

You'll see the cute, zany & interesting everywhere after reading our (r)'s brilliant review of Sianne Ngai's latest work, out from Harvard University Press:

"By indexing the kinds of feeling-based judgments we make in our daily lives, Ngai opens up questions about how emotions can act in social contexts more generally, how our private experiences might shape our political and economic discourses."

Ngai leaves us thinking about cuteness, zaniness & interest in recent poetic experiments...